Monday, February 25, 2013
Do you wanna know a secret?
PLUTO'S SECRET: AN ICY WORLD OF DISCOVERY. Abrams, 2013.
From the Smithsonian comes this charming blend of fiction and nonfiction about the discovery of Pluto and the reconsideration of scientists about its planet status. Comic yet accurate illustrations tell of the search for what was pulling other planets out of their orbits, Enter Pluto (and the story behind it names). Pluto was designated a planet even though it did not always behave as did the other planets in out solar system. Once scientists began to posit the critical attributes of planets, Pluto's status changed. What will the landing of the first exploration capsule on the surface reveal?